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Birmingham presents a warm welcome to students from Pakistan. Birmingham is Europe's youngest city and has a proud reputation as one of the continents most diverse cities. Around 13 per cent of Birmingham's population are of Pakistani origin.

Around 45 students from Pakistan choose Birmingham City University each year. Popular programmes include ACCA, MBA International and Engineering. If you would like to speak to a current Pakistani student, please contact the Regional Manager.

You can enjoy our city’s history, culture, and good quality food – the unmissable Tipu Sultan and Sher Khan are the best restaurants offering Asian cuisine, fabric and fashion; you’ll find fantastic restaurants, Asian jewellers, traditional dress-makers and delicious sweet shops.

Did you know Birmingham is home to the world-famous Edgbaston cricket ground, and regularly hosts England vs Pakistan cricket matches. Our local music and event venues also play host to some fantastic events, including the BritAsia TV World Music Awards at the Barclaycard Arena.

We visit regularly Pakistan regularly – please check our visits tab below – and have growing partnerships in your country.

If you have any questions please contact BCU's International Regional Manager Charles Magee.

Important note for BEng Engineering applicants: Due to recent changes, The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) no longer recognises standalone three year BEng Engineering Degrees from UK. The following BCU programmes are now recognised by the PEC:

For further information please contact us or see: http://www.pec.org.pk/schedule_second.aspx

Abbottabad
  • Abbottabad - International Migration Consultants
  • Hasan Ahmad Malik (CEO)
  • 3rd Floor, Awan Plaza Phase 2,
  • Opposite Daewoo Termina,
  • Abbottabad
  • Phone: 0092-301-8122660
  • Email: info@imcedu.co.uk
  • FES
  • Office 103-104, 1st Floor
  • Bilal Plaza
  • Adjacent Silk Plaza
  • Abbottabad
  • Phone: +92 992 341006
  • Email: info@fespak.com
  • Q&A Consultants,
  • Malik Adnan Ghani, Lead Consultant
  • #12, First Floor, Yusuf Jamal Plaza,
  • Mansehra Road,
  • Abbottabad
  • 22010
  • Mobile: +92 314 5005554
  • Email: adnan.qac@gmail.com
ABBOTTABAD
  • ADAN CONSULTANTS (PVT) LTD
  • The Manager
  • SUITE # 130 & 131,
  • IQBAL SHOPPING COMPLEX,
  • THE MALL
  • ABBOTTABAD
  • Phone: +92 300 56 11 899
  • Email: info@adanconsultant.com
Faisalabad
  • Faisalabad - International Migration Consultants
  • Hasan Ahmad Malik (CEO)
  • Iqbal Stadium
  • Faisalabad
  • Phone: 0092-301-8122660
  • Email: info@imcedu.co.uk
  • Faisalabad: HR Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Qaiser Farooq
  • Office No. 1, First Floor
  • Hassan Shopping Mall
  • Peoples Colony
  • Faisalabad
  • 38000
  • Phone: +92 418719401 / +92 418729877
  • Mobile: +92 3215101791
  • Email: hr1@hrpakistan.com
  • Web: http://www.hrpakistan.com/
  • Whatsapp: +92 3215101791
  • Faisalabad: HR Pakistan
  • No.205, 2nd Floor Hassan Shopping Mall
  • 20-A Peoples Colony
  • Faisalabad
  • Phone: +92 (0)41 871 9401/872 9877
  • Faisalabad: Ultimate Educational Solutions Pvt Limited
  • Umar Shahzad Ashraf
  • Office no. 6, First Floor,
  • Hassan Shopping Plaza, D-ground
  • Faisalabad
  • Punjab
  • 38000
  • Phone: 0346 866 0666
  • Email: umars@us-pakistan.co.uk
Islamabad
  • IEIS Education Group LTD
  • The IEIS. 127 Arcade First Floor, Block C
  • City Centre Nahria Town Phase 4,
  • Islamabad
  • Phone: +92 3462469150
  • Email: pk@ieis.org.uk
  • Web: ieis.org.uk
  • Islamabad (HO): HR Consultants Pvt. Ltd
  • Shahid Rauf
  • HR Consultants (Pvt.) Limited,
  • Office 35,1st Floor
  • Beverly Centre, Blue Area, Jinnah Avenue
  • Islamabad
  • 44000
  • Phone: +92 512206451 / +92 512206452
  • Mobile: +92 3225065417 / +44 7459319199
  • Email: hr1@hrpakistan.com
  • Web: http://www.hrpakistan.com
  • Whatsapp: +92 3225065417 / +44 7459319199
  • Islamabad: PFL
  • The Manager
  • Office # 23-24, Ground Floor
  • F-8 Markaz, Al-Babar Center
  • Islamabad
  • Phone: +92 (0)51 285 0994/0995
  • Email: ali@preparationforlife.com
Karachi
  • FES
  • Office 306, 3rd Floor, Business Centre
  • (Bank Al Habib Building), Nursery
  • Shahrah e Faisal
  • Karachi
  • Phone: +92 21 35301947/ 34324450
  • Email: info@fespak.com
  • Karachi - SI-UK
  • The Manager
  • Office # 101, Al-Hayat Chamber, Plot No. A/7,
  • KCHSU, Block 7/8,
  • Sultan Ahmed Shah Road, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
  • Karachi
  • Phone: +92-21-34311251-52
  • Email: karachi@studyin-uk.com
  • Karachi : PFL DHA
  • Mohsin Qadeer
  • Office No. 5, 2nd Floor, 23-D,
  • Shahbaz Commercial Lane 4
  • D.H.A Phase 6
  • Karachi
  • Phone: +92 21 35243485-86
  • Email: karachi@preparationforlife.com
  • Karachi: HR Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Arafat Shahid
  • Office No. 1, Ground Floor, Trade Tower
  • Abdullah Haroon Road
  • Karachi
  • 74400
  • Phone: +92 2135689746
  • Mobile: +92 3215101791
  • Whatsapp: +92 3215101791
  • Karachi: PFL
  • The Manager
  • Plot no. G-21, House no. 7
  • Amlani Town Houses (opposite Askari I)
  • Ch. Khaliq-uz-Zaman Road, Clifton Block 8
  • Karachi
  • Phone: +92 (0)21 583 4615
  • Email: karachi@preparationforlife.com
  • Karachi: Softnotion Overseas Education Consultants
  • Fawad Jafri
  • A-01, First Floor,
  • Usman Plaza
  • Block 13/B, Gulshan-e-Iqbal
  • Karachi
  • 73000
  • Phone: 021-34822316
  • Mobile: 0300-228482
  • Email: fawad@softnotion.com
  • Web: http://www.softnotion.com
  • Study Network
  • The Manager
  • Business Executive Center,
  • F-17, Block 8,
  • Clifton,
  • Karachi
  • Mobile: +92 311 1178839
  • Email: info@studynetwork.org
  • SUCCESS FACTOR
  • Mr Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  • 14-C, 2nd Floor,
  • 7th Commercial Lane Khyban-e-Bukhari
  • Phase VI DHA
  • Karachi
  • 75500
  • Phone: +92-21-35342947-49
  • Email: agkkhan@successfactor.org
Lahore
  • ABN Education
  • The Manager
  • Office#402, 4th floor,
  • Liberty Gate plaza,
  • MM Alam Road, Gulberg 3,
  • Lahore
  • Phone: +92 42 35707668
  • Email: info@abneducation.com
  • CAREER ADVISORY SERVICE
  • Mr Sadiq Yousaf Yalmaz
  • 1st Floor, 102 G,
  • Phase 1, DHA,
  • Lahore
  • Phone: +92-42-35691003
  • Email: syalmaz@gmail.com
  • FES
  • Office 5, 1st Floor, Cantt Board Plaza
  • Adjacent to the Mall of Lahore (MoL)
  • Lahore Cantt
  • Lahore
  • 54000
  • Phone: +92 42 36662505 / +92 3458454705
  • Email: info@fespak.com
  • Lahore - International Migration Consultants
  • Hasan Ahmad Malik (Chief Executive Officer)
  • 1st Floor, Plaza No. 89,
  • Main Commercial Road,
  • Cavalry Ground, Cantt,
  • Lahore
  • Phone: 0092-301-8122660
  • Email: info@imcedu.co.uk
  • Lahore - SI-UK
  • The Manager
  • Education City-Behind kindergarten
  • Phase 5 DHA
  • Lahore
  • Phone: +92-4235898535
  • Email: lahore@studyin-uk.com
  • Lahore DHA: HR Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Hamid Rauf
  • Building No. 29CCA
  • Opposite PENTA Square
  • DHA Phase 5
  • Lahore
  • 54660
  • Phone: +92 4237189295 / +92 4237189296 / +92 4237189297
  • Mobile: +92 3215101791
  • Whatsapp: +92 3215101791
  • Lahore Gulberg: HR Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Hamid Rauf
  • Office No. 214, 2nd Floor
  • Siddique Trade Center
  • Main Boulevard Gulberg
  • Lahore
  • 54660
  • Phone: +92 4235787470/ +92 4235787496
  • Mobile: +92 3215101791
  • Email: hrauf@hrpakistan.com
  • Web: http://www.hrpakistan.com
  • Whatsapp: +92 3215101791
  • Lahore: PFL
  • The Manager
  • 7 Shami Road
  • Lahore Cantt
  • Lahore, Punjab
  • Lahore
  • Phone: +92 (0)42 668 2771/660 2509
  • Email: lahore@preparationforlife.com
  • Lahore: PFL
  • Maham Saqib
  • 79-Bridge Colony
  • Lahore Cantt
  • Lahore
  • Phone: +92 42 36602408, +92 42 36682771, +92 42 36602509
  • Email: lahore@preparationforlife.com
  • MR Consultants
  • The Manager
  • 1st Floor, 18 Z, Commercial Area,
  • Phase III, D.H.A
  • Lahore
  • 54810
  • Phone: +92(0) 321 4849999
  • Email: info@mrconsultants.org
Multan
  • Multan: HR Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Qaiser Farooq
  • Office No. 18, First Floor
  • Citi Mall Plaza 51-B
  • Near Goal Bagh, Gulgasht Colony
  • Multan
  • 60000
  • Mobile: +92 3232307007
  • Email: hr1@hrpakistan.com
  • Web: http://www.hrpakistan.com/
  • Whatsapp: +92 3232307007
Nowshera
  • FES
  • The Future Grooming College Building
  • Shoba Market
  • Nowshera Cantt
  • Nowshera
  • Phone: +92 923 612070
  • Email: info@fespak.com
Peshawar
  • FES
  • Office 2-4, 1st Floor, Azam Towers
  • Arbab Road Stop
  • University Road
  • Peshawar
  • Phone: +92 91 5706161
  • Email: info@fespak.com
  • Peshawar - SI-UK
  • The Manager
  • Office # 9, First Floor,
  • JK Shopping Mall
  • University Road
  • Peshawar
  • Phone: +92-91-5840322
  • Email: peshawar@studyin-uk.com
  • Peshawar: HR Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Usama Hamid
  • Office No. A1, Ground Floor, Town Center
  • Aabdara Road
  • University Town
  • Peshawar
  • 25000
  • Mobile: +92 3215101791
  • Email: hr1@hrpakistan.com
  • Web: http://www.hrpakistan.com/
  • Whatsapp: +92 3215101791
  • Peshawar: HR Pakistan
  • No.86 D-1 Aabdara Road
  • University Town
  • Peshawar
  • Phone: +92 (0)91 871 9401/872 9877
  • Peshawar: PFL
  • The Manager
  • 2nd Floor, Burjaman Center,
  • Adjacent to KFC,
  • University Road,
  • Peshawar
  • 25000
  • Phone: +92 91 5840169, +92 91 5840170
  • Email: peshawar@preparationforlife.com
Rawalpindi
  • FES
  • 5/10, The Mall
  • Near AWT Plaza Saddar
  • Rawalpindi Cantt
  • Rawalpindi
  • Phone: +92 51 5731173/ 5701418-19
  • Email: info@fespak.com
  • Rawalpindi - SI-UK
  • The Manager
  • 3/25, 5th Floor, Silk Centre,
  • Murree Rd, Block B,
  • Satellite Town, Rahmanabad,
  • Rawalpindi
  • 46000
  • Phone: +92 51 4264181
  • Email: rawalpindi@studyin-uk.com
  • Rawalpindi: HR Pakistan
  • Usama Hamid
  • UCAT Building, Near Sana Plaza, Walayat Khan Road,
  • Chaklala Scheme III
  • Rawalpindi
  • 46000
  • Phone: +92 515133723 / +92 515133724
  • Mobile: +92 3215101791
  • Email: hr1@hrpakistan.com
  • Web: http://www.hrpakistan.com
  • Whatsapp: +92 3215101791

ACCA

For our ACCA requirements, please see the ACCA course page.

For students from Pakistan, we can also consider successful completion of the ACCA Foundation Diploma with exemptions of ACCA Fundamental Papers F1 - F3.

Undergraduate

We are happy to consider HSSC/Intermediate (minimum 60% overall including Maths at 60%) PLUS one-year (new scheme) or two-year (old scheme) BCom/BSc/BA with minimum 50% / Division II

Postgraduate

We need a minimum of 4 years higher education in order to be consider for a Masters programme.  This could be a combination of:

-  Two years Bachelor Degree plus a two year's Master's degree with an average of 55% / GPA 2.6

-  Four years Bachelor's degree with an average of 55% / GPA 2.6, or

- Three years Bachelor's degree plus one year's Masters.

Please note that some courses may require a higher score and a subject specific previous qualification to qualify for entry for example, Law, Computing, Social Sciences, Engineering, etc. Please check the website for this information.

LLM: We are happy to consider a non-LLB background for select LLM programmes. Please contact the Regional Manager for further information.

Special requirements

Art and Design

All undergraduate Art and Design courses require a good portfolio of artwork. Some postgraduate courses also require a portfolio, others require a proposal of studies while some courses require both a portfolio and a proposal of studies. Please check faculty website for specific requirements.

Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)

All undergraduate courses in the CEBE faculty require Mathematics at O Level. However for the Engineering suite and BEng Telecommunication and Networks, Mathematics is required at AS Level minimum Grade C or the equivalent.

Business School

All Business School undergraduate Year one courses require Mathematics minimum of Grade C at O Level or the equivalent

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

January 2018 Scholarships:

All self-funded applicants are eligible for an automatic £1,500 tuition fee scholarship. For our January 2018 programmes please see here.

Please note: ACCA, Distance Learning and Pre-Sessional courses are not included.

September 2018 Scholarships:

To be confirmed.

Salman AbdullahStudent stories: Salman Abdullah

IET Undergraduate Grant Winner 2016

Salman was awarded a prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Undergraduate Grant in the final year of his BEng degree, in recognition of his outstanding performance on the course.

Salman, who is from Pakistan, was attracted to Birmingham City University as he knew that many graduates from the University go on to work for high quality companies such as Rolls-Royce. He also expected to feel at home in the city as he knew that Birmingham has a large Asian population.

Salman has taken a full part in university life. He became a course representative, and won first prize in the CISCO Hackathon in June 2016.

As part of his studies, Salman undertook a placement at the University, teaching Foundation and Year One students on the Electronic Engineering course, as well as working on several University projects. He said of the experience: “I would highly recommend doing a placement year. It gives you a really good edge and practical experience of work”.

The award has boosted Salman’s confidence and motivated him to go even further. He is on course to achieve a First Class degree, and his tutors are encouraging him to stay on and undertake an MEng qualification after completing his BEng.

Ms Adila Khan, Associate Professor, Birmingham City Business School, will be visiting Pakistan in December 2019.  If you wish to meet Ms Khan for a free education consultation, you can book an appointment at one of the below agents:

Monday 9 December 2019
11:30 - 15:00 -  MR Consultants, Office 4, Floor 3, Al Abraj Emporium, Block 15, F6 Super Market، Islamabad, 44000.  Phone: 0307 3309999  Email: a.khalique@mrconsultants.org 

15:30 - 17:00 - Career Advisory Service,  Mr Sadiq Yousaf Yalmaz, 1st Floor, 102 G, Phase 1, DHA, Lahore.  Phone: +92-42-35691003 Email: syalmaz@gmail.com  

Wednesday 11 December 2019
12:00 - 14:00 - HR Consultants Gulberg – Lahore,  214, 2nd Floor Siddique Trade Center, 72 Main Boulevard, Gulberg, Lahore. Tel +92 346 4747023/25 Contact: +92 42 35787470  Email: hr1@hrpakistan.com 

14:45 - 17:00 -  NAUMAN CHATTHA SOLICITORS (NC SOLICITORS), The Manager, Office No.205, 2nd Floor,  Century Tower, Kalma Chowk, Gulberg III, Lahore. Phone: +92 42 111 325 627 Email: naumanchattha@ncsolicitors.com 

Tuesday 17 December 2019
10:00 - 12:15 - FES,  Office 5, 1st Floor, Cantt. Board plaza, Adjacent to the Mall of Lahore, Lahore Cantt. Tel: +92 (0) 42 36662505 Email: info@fespak.com  www.fespak.com

13:00 - 15;00 - ABN Education, Plaza No، 90-CCA Street 5, Opposite Sector J Phase 5 D.H.A, Lahore, Punjab 54810. Tel: +92 42 35707668, Email: info@abneducation.com 

15:30 - 17:00 - Education Concern, 67-C, C Block, Block C Faisal Town, Lahore.  Tel: +92 42 3517712, DHA, Lahore. Tel: +92 42 35177124, email: farrukh@educationconcern.com

Student views

What our students say...

“Studying at the University was a great experience for me. Coming to the UK from Pakistan was a challenge in itself but added challenges included understanding the Birmingham accent and supporting my studies. From day one, I was given lots of support - and I really polished my language skills. Meeting people from different cultures and studying international business gave me an understanding of other countries and the way they work, which has really helped my career.

"There were lots of opportunities to speak up, from debates to presentations, and that built up my confidence. The library was great; everything was available in a digital format which saved a lot of time and helped with my research. Now, I run my own banking consultancy, Sigma Business Consultancy (www.sigma-bc.com) in London. I currently work with international banks and the company is doing very well. I put my success down to my experiences at University and graduating with a First Class degree. It transformed me into a confident, energetic and optimistic person and I have never looked back.”

Aamar Ahmed, MSc Management and International Business

Country contact

Do you have a question?

Charles Magee
International Regional Manager
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 5153
Email: international.enquiries@bcu.ac.uk

Student views

What our students say...

"I had already planned my career in Data Networks and Security during my graduation. I had searched a dozen of universities and their MSc programmes in the UK but I found the MSc. The Data Networks and Security course at Birmingham City University was most relevant to my career objectives.

"I wanted to pursue my career in Cisco Technologies and Birmingham City University is the Cisco Study Partner with the Government College University Faisalabad in Pakistan, where I obtained my BSc in Computer Sciences. The course outline was excellent and well designed in order to meet the requirements of the industry. The course met my expectations and meets the market standard very well. Every module that we studied is highly demanded in the industry.”

Waseem Aslam Awan, MSc Data Networks and Security